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Discuss psychological explanations of schizophrenia (24 marks)

A major sociocultural explanation of schizophrenia is the occurrence of stressful life events. Certain
stressors, such as the loss of a close relative, may trigger the disorder because high levels of
physiological arousal associated with the neurotransmitter changes are thought to be involved.…

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regress to a state of development before the ego was formed and a realistic awareness of the
world was realised. As a result, schizophrenia is seen as an infantile state which is reflected in its
symptoms such as delusions of grandeur which reflects this primitive condition.

The main issue of…




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